Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 3)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit.

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Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 2)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit. Click here for an earlier part of the conversation.

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Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 1)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit:

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Corporate Real Estate = Biking to Work? Yes – That’s What We’re Saying!

We talk a lot about how corporate real estate is becoming, and must become, an integral part of the overall strategy for any successful corporation.

And here we present a vivid example. Microsoft has several extensive programs designed to make commuting to work less of a hassle, and to keep as many cars off the road as possible. Read more


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Root Out Stress Before It Begins

Happy New Year! This is as good a time as any to proactively address stress in the workplace. Even this week, the first full week back in the office for many people, the to do list is growing, the emails are picking up speed and those relaxing vibes from the holidays seem “so last year.”Read more


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Corporate Real Estate Can Help Your Large Company Function Like a Smaller, Entrepreneurial One in All the Right Ways

Companies need to be consistently making bold moves, even at the very peak of their success. This is exactly the sort of thing that new startups and small-scale enterprises do naturally because they have to. But it’s an approach to business that can be learned and applied just as effectively by large organizations and industry incumbents—in fact, by anyone who’s willing to challenge the status quo wherever they are. And for even large companies, being able to adapt quickly to new customers and their habits is of paramount importance.Read more


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Who Doesn’t Want to Be Happy?

CoreNet Global Summits are an opportunity to network with peers, hear from amazing speakers, and share best practices. Sometimes the learning takes place formally in a breakout session; maybe more often, it occurs when a small group of people are having lunch or coffee and begin discussing who they are and what they do.

And the education ranges from the highly technical to common sense approaches and new ways of doing things.

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Vietnam: A New Asian Tiger

Vietnam’s path to economic growth has been a checkered one. After having been under French colonial rule since 1858, Vietnam declared its independence in 1945, which led to war the next year. Following the French defeat in 1954, talks were held in Geneva between the French government and the Viet Minh, and the country was divided into North and South Vietnam. The division led to an ongoing struggle between the two newly formed nations, culminating in a war that drew in foreign powers such as the United States. Eventually, Vietnam was reunited in 1976 and emerged as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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CBS’ 60 Minutes Reports on U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

More than four years ago, CoreNet Global accurately predicted in its forward looking report, Corporate Real Estate 2020, that a manufacturing rebound was beginning in the U.S.

This week, no less a powerhouse than, CBS’ 60 Minutes reported on that rebound, and used a CoreNet Global member, Joe Max Higgins of the Mississippi Golden Triangle’s GTRLINK, to tell the story.

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Everything Is Connected: How Geopolitics, the Economy, Technology, and Demographic Factors Influence Corporate Real Estate

“The Bigger Picture” and how everything in the world is connected was the theme for the CoreNet Global Summit in 2016, and a session presented by Spencer Levy (Head of Research – Americas Research, CBRE) delved into how this interconnectedness impacts corporate real estate (CRE) and occupiers.

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Are Universities Equipping Graduates with Skills Corporate Real Estate End-Users Want?

Every student who steps out of their university is confident that they know everything they need to know to do the first job they get. Similarly, employers hope that the new graduate that they just hired is sufficiently equipped to take their responsibilities on head on. Does this sweet spot exist, however?

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What Does Corporate Real Estate Have To Do With the War for Talent?

Attracting and retaining talent is one of the biggest challenges that businesses today face. Consequently, this is also one of the biggest challenges faced by corporate real estate (CRE) professionals. During a session at the recent CoreNet Global Summit in Philadelphia, which was moderated by Angie Lee, FAIA, IIDA, LEED BD+C a panel including Paul Abrahamson, Cedric W. Jones and Mike Nolan recounted successful strategies their companies have put into place that to give their employees a better experience.

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